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Sensations of Southern France

Voyage through the rustic scenery of Southern France with walking tours of quaint rural villages and visits to some of the area's architectural treasures. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner.

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1195pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Lyon
  • Beaune
  • Macon vineyard
  • Tournon
  • Avignon
  • Avignon
  • Pont du Gard, Arles

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save up to £1000pp PLUS save an extra £200pp when booking a Balcony Suite! Prices shown do not include additional Balcony Suite discounts. Subject to availability. Book by 28 Feb 2019

No single supplement! Applies to 6 Apr; 1, 29 Jun; 13 Jul; 10 Aug; 26 Oct 2019 departures. Subject to availability

Sensations of Southern France Special Offer

Discover scenic valleys, grand old cities and quaint rural villages on this marvellous 7-night cruise through East Burgundy.

Explore the gastronomic city of Lyon and discover the famous 15th-century Hospices de Beaune, before heading to Tournon, overlooked by a majestic 16th-century castle and impressive Roman ruins.

Explore the historic centre of Avignon on a guided tour and see the sights of Arles, including the spectacular Roman Ampitheatre, built in the style of the Colosseum in Rome.

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Sensational Southern France Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Lyon (France)

Fly from a choice of UK regional airports to Lyon. You will be met at the airport by a representative and transferred to your ship. In the evening you will enjoy a welcome reception and dinner onboard. There is the option to travel by Eurostar - please contact us for pricing. (D)

Day 2 - Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone is located in the heart of Burgundy's wine region. Travel to picturesque Beaune for a visit to the Hospices de Beaune, a stunning example of 15th-century architecture. Admire the multicoloured roofs on this former hospital. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Lyon

The former Roman capital of Lyon is considered the gastronomic centre of France. Enjoy a guided tour, which starts with a drive to the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere before continuing on to the Roman ampitheatre and into the old town. Alternatively, opt for the guided bike tour. An optional visit to Perouges is available. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Tournon

Enjoy a walking tour of Tournon overlooked by a 16th-century castle and nestled in a valley near the slopes of le Massif Central. There are two EmeraldActive excursions - a guided bike tour to Glun and a guided hike through vineyards. Enjoy a special wine tasting on board. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Viviers

Viviers is home to one of the oldest cathedrals in France. Enjoy a guided tour showcasing the magnificent architecture that this town has to offer. There is a cheese and olive tasting on board. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Avignon

Avignon has a rich history and is home to the Papal Palace. Enjoy a guided walk through the historic centre which overlooks the famous Pont d'Avignon. For those feeling active, there is a yoga class on board and guided hike around Avignon. There is a special Provencal dinner on board, hosted by chef Fabien Morreale. In addition, there is an optional tour to Pont du Gard. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Arles

Arles is the capital of Provence. Join a local guide for a walking tour taking in the Roman ampitheatre which was built to hold 20,000 spectators. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. An optional tour of Les Baux is available. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Arles - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Marseille airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full-board cruise
  • Return flights from up to 15 UK regional airports. A Eurostar option is available - please contact us for pricing
  • Overseas transfers
  • Shore excursions
  • EmeraldPLUS activities
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board and bottled water in cabin, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, gratuities and tips

Price Does Not Include

  • Additional optional tour excursions
  • Travel Insurance

Cruise Extensions

  • 2019 Nice Extension Enjoy a 3-night stay at the Splendid Hotel & Spa or similar, Nice from £600pp. Please contact us for details
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 6th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1195
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2195 Brochure Price from: £2345 Brochure Price from: £2895 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3795 Brochure Price from: £4495
      Blue Water Price from: £1195 Blue Water Price from: £1345 Blue Water Price from: £1895 Blue Water Price from: £1995 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £3495
    • Apr 13th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2195 Brochure Price from: £2345 Brochure Price from: £2895 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3795 Brochure Price from: £4495
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    • Apr 20th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1395
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
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    • Apr 27th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
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  • May
    • May 4th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
    • May 11th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
    • May 18th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1995
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2795 Brochure Price from: £2945 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £3595 Brochure Price from: £3695 Brochure Price from: £4395 Brochure Price from: £5095
      Blue Water Price from: £1995 Blue Water Price from: £2145 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2895 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £4295
    • May 25th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
  • June
    • Jun 1st - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2795 Brochure Price from: £2945 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £3595 Brochure Price from: £3695 Brochure Price from: £4395 Brochure Price from: £5095
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    • Jun 8th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2395
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2795 Brochure Price from: £2945 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £3595 Brochure Price from: £3695 Brochure Price from: £4395 Brochure Price from: £5095
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    • Jun 15th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1995
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2795 Brochure Price from: £2945 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £3595 Brochure Price from: £3695 Brochure Price from: £4395 Brochure Price from: £5095
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    • Jun 22nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1995
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
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    • Jun 29th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
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  • July
    • Jul 13th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1595
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
      Blue Water Price from: £1595 Blue Water Price from: £1745 Blue Water Price from: £2295 Blue Water Price from: £2395 Blue Water Price from: £2495 Blue Water Price from: £3195 Blue Water Price from: £3895
    • Jul 20th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
      Blue Water Price from: £1795 Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2495 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £4095
    • Jul 27th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2595
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2745 Blue Water Price from: £3295 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £4195 Blue Water Price from: £4895
  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
      Blue Water Price from: £1795 Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2495 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £4095
    • Aug 10th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1595
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
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    • Aug 17th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
      Blue Water Price from: £1795 Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2495 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £4095
    • Aug 24th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £2745 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4195 Brochure Price from: £4895
      Blue Water Price from: £1795 Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2495 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £4095
    • Aug 31st - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2595
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2745 Blue Water Price from: £3295 Blue Water Price from: £3395 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £4195 Blue Water Price from: £4895
  • September
    • Sep 7th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
    • Sep 14th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
    • Sep 21st - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
    • Sep 28th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £2795
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £4395 Blue Water Price from: £5095
  • October
    • Oct 5th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1995
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2195 Brochure Price from: £2345 Brochure Price from: £2895 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £4395 Brochure Price from: £5095
      Blue Water Price from: £1995 Blue Water Price from: £2145 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £2895 Blue Water Price from: £4195 Blue Water Price from: £4895
    • Oct 19th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1395
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2195 Brochure Price from: £2345 Brochure Price from: £2895 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3795 Brochure Price from: £4495
      Blue Water Price from: £1395 Blue Water Price from: £1545 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2195 Blue Water Price from: £2295 Blue Water Price from: £2995 Blue Water Price from: £3695
    • Oct 26th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: Emerald Liberte From: £1195
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2195 Brochure Price from: £2345 Brochure Price from: £2895 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3795 Brochure Price from: £4495
      Blue Water Price from: £1195 Blue Water Price from: £1345 Blue Water Price from: £1895 Blue Water Price from: £1995 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2795 Blue Water Price from: £3495

Price Information

  • Single supplements are available - please contact us
Map for Sensations of Southern France